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Win Or Learn : Mma, Conor Mcgregor And Me - John Kavanagh

Win Or Learn

Mma, Conor Mcgregor And Me

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"Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny kid who was frequently bullied. After suffering a bad beating when he intervened to help a woman who was being attacked, he decided he had to learn to defend himself. Before long, he was training fighters in a tiny shed, and promoting the earliest mixed-martial arts events in Ireland. And then, a cocky young lad called Conor McGregor walked into his gym . . .a InaWin or Learn, John Kavanagh tells his own remarkable life story - which is at the heart of the story of the extraordinary explosion of MMA in Ireland and globally. Kavanagh has become a guru to young men and women seeking to master the arts of combat. And as the trainer of the world's most charismatic male MMA star, he has become a magnet for talented fighters from all over the world. Kavanagh's portrait of Conor McGregor - who he has seen in his lowest moments, as well as in his greatest triumphs - is a revelation.a What emerges from Win or Learnais a remarkable portrait of ambition, discipline, and persistence in the face of years and years of disappointment. It is a must read for every MMA fan - but also for anyone who wants to understand how to follow a dream and realize a vision. "

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    For anyone interested in following their dream to the end of the line -- Tony Parsons Remarkable * Irish Times * Kavanagh is open and honest about his upbringing ... The journey hasn't been easy, but Kavanagh's inbuilt determination has carried him all the way * Irish Examiner * It kept me up well past my bedtime -- Sean O'Rourke * Today with Sean O'Rourke, RTE Radio One *

    ISBN: 9781844883813
    ISBN-10: 1844883817
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 288
    Published: 1st July 2016
    Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
    Country of Publication: IE
    Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.2  x 1.9
    Weight (kg): 0.33
    Edition Number: 1